Dizzy Reece

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by Dizzy Reece

Biography

Alphonso Son Reece, 5 January 1931, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies. After playing in Jamaica as a young teenager, trumpeter Reece moved to the UK in 1948. Over the next few years he established a reputation in the UK and throughout Europe, working mostly with bop musicians like Kenny Graham, Victor Feldman and Tubby Hayes. Reece also occasionally played with leading swing era figures such as Don Byas. At the end of the 50s, an especially active period of creative work, Reece settled in the USA.... Read more

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jazz
trumpet
hard bop
bebop
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